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Underwater Protection for Underwater Vehicles

Water is definitely not a friend for materials such as metals, electronics, wood, etc.  For example, when metal is submerged underwater it increases the rate of corrosion of the metal (i.e steel).  242 more words


Nanocomposites: Tough and Strong Next-Gen Materials

Composites date back to 1500 B.C., when early Egyptians and Mesopotamians mixed straw with mud and formed adobe to build their homes. The straw gave the mixture structure and strength, while the mud bound it together and held the straw in place. 888 more words